Jun 06, 2019 · May 9, 2019. #14. I like both, but the Dustrude folding bucksaw is my tool of choice for serious cutting when backpacking. It's easier to carry than a bow saw. Bow saws and Dustrude saws are also stronger than folding saws. I have never seen a bow saw blade break, but, I have seen folding saw blades break. Geoff.